A position with the Calgary Fire Department is just the latest vocational pursuit for Randy Chevrier.
During his 15-year professional football career – including 11 seasons with the Stampeders – Chevrier’s off-field work included stints as a substitute teacher, the operator of a ...
October 11th, 2017
Article by Ed Tait
The Winnipeg Football Club will officially welcome three new members to its Hall of Fame at this week’s annual Legacy Dinner: Terrence Edwards and builders David Asper and Gene Dunn.
This is the third of three profiles on the new inductees.
It rolls off ...
September 29, 2017
by Herb Zurkowsky, Montreal Gazette
After receiving a diagnosis of cancer in 2014, "I was told to prepare for the worst time of my life," says former Alouette Dahrran Diedrick, speaking with teammates in the team's locker room at Olympic Stadium in 2012. Dario Ayala / ...
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September 26, 2017
Coaches are being recognized this week for the role they play in athletes’ lives both on and off the field.
National Coaches Week runs Sept. 23-30, and offered a chance for a former Rider to say thanks.
Gene Makowsky is now the Minister of Parks, Culture ...
September 21, 2017
Ed Tait Winnipeg Blue Bombers
He was ‘Kindly Cal’ to most and ‘Crusty Cal’ to others.
Truth be known, Cal Murphy could often be both. And that was certainly the case during his days with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, during which the club appeared in five Grey Cups – winning ...
September 18th, 2017
Scott Radley - Hamilton Spectator
Decades later his winning catch is still one of the most famous plays in league history.
He'd caught this pass before. The touchdown grab he made in the final seconds of the 1976 Grey Cup game won his Ottawa Rough Riders the title, and cemented his reputation as one ...
August 26, 2017
Dave Heasman lived out his dream by playing for his hometown team.
The offensive lineman started his CFL career up north with the Edmonton Eskimos but he joined the Stamps as a free agent in 2000 and wound up playing four years with the Red and White and was a ...
August 15, 2017
He helped the Ohio State Buckeyes win the Rose Bowl in 1997 and Sugar Bowl two years later. Perhaps that is what helped give Brent Johnson that “big game player” prowess that almost instantly made him a fan favourite during his eleven-year career with the BC Lions.
Playing at ...
August 10th, 2017
The legend of Carl Kidd in a BC Lions uniform may have never taken place, if not for his rough play in practice while trying out for the Minnesota Vikings.
Kidd spent two seasons with the Oakland Raiders and bounced around a few more NFL camps before finding himself in ...